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Articles, tips and guidance surrounding Ottawa education system for all parents.

Why Certain Video Games Make Kids Smarter

Ask any young person, parent or teacher if they have had a discussion on this topic and the chances of them saying yes is very high. That is because in every generation there is a hot button topic that fires one set of minds against another: two generations ago it was... read more

Teen girls and volunteering

Why are teen girls more likely to volunteer? Visit any fundraising event, sporting event, social or cultural event and the number of girls volunteering far outpaces the guys. Is this because girls are more social than boys? Have different motivational reasons? Are... read more

Is your teen disengaged from high school?

Why alternatives are on the rise to a system that isn’t changing fast enough Our high school system still values “book smarts” while our society thrives on creativity and innovation. Have you heard an adolescent express how useless school is to them? Why adults keep... read more

Is your teen disengaged from high school?

Why alternatives are on the rise to a system that isn’t changing fast enough Our high school system still values “book smarts” while our society thrives on creativity and innovation. Have you heard an adolescent express how useless school is to them? Why adults keep... read more